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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 18. Professional And Occupational Licensing
Agency 80. Board For Hearing Aid Specialists And Opticians
Chapter 30. Opticians Regulations

18VAC80-30-50. Fees.

A. The fee for examination or examinations shall consist of the combination of an administrative charge of $25 (spectacle), $25 (contact lens), and the appropriate contract charges. Examination service contracts shall be established in compliance with the Virginia Public Procurement Act (§ 2.2-4300 et seq. of the Code of Virginia). The total examination fee shall not exceed a cost of $1,000 to the applicant.

B. All application fees for licenses are nonrefundable and the date of receipt by the board or its agent is the date which will be used to determine whether it is on time.

C. Application and examination fees must be submitted with the application for licensure.

The following fees shall apply:




Application for licensure


With application

Application for contact lens certification


With application



Up to the expiration date on the license with a 30-day grace period

Late renewal (includes renewal fee)


Between 30 and 60 days after the expiration date on the license

Reinstatement (includes renewal and late renewal fees)


After 60 days following the expiration date on the license

Statutory Authority

§ 54.1-201 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Former 18VAC100-20-54 derived from Virginia Register Volume 17, Issue 9, eff. March 1, 2001; amended, Virginia Register Volume 21, Issue 20, eff. August 1, 2005; Errata 21:23 VA.R. 3311 July 25, 2005; amended and renumbered as 18VAC80-30-50, Virginia Register Volume 28, Issue 23, eff. August 15, 2012.

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